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Average price round-trip

$1,089 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$504 or less

Good deal one-way

$453 or less

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  • Morning departure is around 35% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 4 airlines serving Tampa to Shanghai Pu Dong

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.6
ANA
Overall score based on 4,632 reviews
8.8
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
9.0
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.3
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Crew was very nice, toilets clean."
Cons: "Flight delayed 2 times, didn’t receive text or Email from the second delayed"

Pros: "Boarding was efficient, crew was exceedingly polite, helpful ground staff."
Cons: "Flight left a little bit late."

Cons: "You could have given me a refund or credit for a flight I told you I had to change 3 months ago. I won’t use kayak again."

Pros: "Meal, crew"
Cons: "1. inside temperature was so cold -especially at the 3rd route from la to tokyo -. 2. Economy seats are not declined, which means less pereonal space. 3. The worst is in-flight entertainment system, UI is so poorly developed, most contents do not provide english subtitles."

Cons: "Seat padding - seat was a bit firm"

Pros: "Crew was amazing and very comfortable seat"
Cons: "Food can be better and Entertainment was poor There should be more choices available. WiFi was spotty only 150 MB was available after paying. It should be free in business class like other airlines"

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Good"

Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Disappointed with some of flight attendants. ANA used to provide best customer service."

Pros: "Service, crew, punctuality, plane, seats"
Cons: "Food, cold coffee and tea."

Pros: "Outstanding service as always - ANA rocks!"
Cons: "Too many (redundant) service announcements. Suggest simplifying and keeping them short and less repetitive to avoid inconvenience, esp while enjoying entertainment."

Pros: "Timely schedule"
Cons: "Foods and beverages quality/variation"

Pros: "One of the best service! Thank you!"

Pros: "Honestly everything went really well. Like the title say, it was easy booking, a great price, and I got some wonderful memories to bring home."
Cons: "I did think about changing my departure time but the ticketing agency didn’t relly quickly enough so I was stuck. Luckily it worked out."

Pros: "A taste of Japan food."
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Everything on time"
Cons: "no outlet to charge phone"

Pros: "The service and attention of the ANA flight attendants seemed genuine."

Pros: "Nice 777 plane, good snack"

Cons: "Flight attendant didn't mention so well about drink service."

Pros: "The seat was nice"
Cons: "Service was extremely slow, it took almost two hours just to get offered a drink. There wasn't any offering after boarding and I had to ask just to get water. The food was quite bad, normally I would choose the Japanese meal, however, both the Japanese and International options were poor. The staff seemed unorganized and did not follow a set protocol."

Pros: "Service was excellent. Crew did not accept tip. Food could be better."

Pros: "Excellent service. Good food. Great entertainment selection."
Cons: "No free WiFi"

Pros: "All the service was good."
Cons: "My only question is???? When I went to Mexico City from Yangon my baggage was 32kilos. When I came back my baggage was for 23 kilos. I had to pay for my extra weight. I didn't understand why the weight change????"

Pros: "As my other flights with them, the crew is so friendly, the planes are nice and pretty good movie selection. Also nicely organized and they apologized profusely for the hour delay. I wish all of the American airline companies would learn from them! Great beverage service too, even when people are sleeping they quietly come around for us who are awake."
Cons: "The food for vegetarians is not very good. But they feed you a lot and you won't go hungry!"

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The crew is attentive and kind, the promptness is the airline, they aren’t afraid to serve you top notch food and dessert"
Cons: "The only thing that soured my trip was on the way back, it was a passenger who was just way overboard disgusting. First of all he takes off his shoes and then his socks and crosses his legs so his barefoot is right next to my tray table. Then he proceeds to unbutton his pants and unbuckle his belt. Reaches down into his nethers and takes a good whiff of his hand. This passenger continually kept encroaching into my seat, either sitting on a portion of my leg or putting his shoulder over my shoulder, even at one point used me as lean on. It was a 9 hour flight of misery... I was definitely uncomfortable for majority of that flight due to the passenger in 40A on flight NH176"

Pros: "The seats in business class are excellent. The staff is wonderful and very attentive. I'd fly ANA again especially on the 787."
Cons: "The entertainment is pretty limited , and the food selection is limited for western food."

Pros: "Flight attendants were wonderful, food and snacks were great and seats were comfortable and seemed to have a bit more space."

Pros: "The flight was extremely comfortable. Entertainment was 10 on a scale of 1 to 10."
Cons: "Only one entrance into the plane. I was in the last row. Had to walk the length of the plane. Having a second entrance could rapidly reduce boarding time."

Pros: "I had a "premium economy" seat for this leg. That was good, and the seat itself was much more supportive than most airplanes have. Crew was attentive."

Cons: "I wish I had mentioned that I was pregnant. Then maybe I didn't have to sit in middle seat..."

Pros: "Very convenient and generally positive experience on this flight. Modern aircraft as well."
Cons: "Small seats, what do you expect from economy."

Pros: "Service was great."
Cons: "Seats had a lot less leg room than a typical plane and, really, the food could have been better."

Pros: "I feel like home"
Cons: "The crew smail"

Pros: "The service, our seats, overall comfort and cleanliness of the plane."

Pros: "Good service Soft landing Clean"
Cons: "Not really"

Pros: "Wonderful leg room for the flight, great selection of movies, wonderful staff, food is excellent, bathroom clean and large for airplane. Truly this was a fantastic experience"
Cons: "Nothing, they did run out of my breakfast food choice but the other choice ended up being great so Can't complain...."

Pros: "Great food on ANA flight from Malaysia to Tokyo."

Cons: "Well, I have the fear of buying ANA air tickets because the previous one, it was United instead. Horrible horrible horrible"

Pros: "Great service and great food"
Cons: "No complaints from me"

Pros: "Efficient and uneventful"

Cons: "Nippon kept the planes uncomfortably warm. Also, we were not in an exit row, but our seats still didn't recline."

Pros: "This was my first time flying with ANA airlines and it was great. First the staff where we checked in we're amazingly helpful! They spoke great English and ensured me and my husband sat together during our 15 hr flight to Vietnam.! They had so many options on new movies and music that helped pass the time. The food was very tasty as well as there snacks and drinks! The entire staff were helpful and appeared to enjoy their jobs. I will always fly with ANA when returning to ASIA."
Cons: "The seats seem small and are ok in comfort."

Pros: "Messed everything up!!!"
Cons: "Messed everything up!!!"

Pros: "ANA staff are generally well trained (but are you really allowed to land with your laptop open on your lap as some people were?) ... good service overall, good movie selection, food varies from OK but boring to very good indeed ."
Cons: "Both meal A and B selections would have caused problems for people with shellfish allergies. One was a seafood doria so they have me the other meal. The other had a sauce with seafood extract in the ingredients. I can read Japanese so didn't eat it, but there wasn't any English information on it."

Cons: "Hdhdhd"

Cons: "Queued up with other Star Gold etc. customers (they have 2 queues, one for Diamond and one for other statuses). There's a sign on a pole. People queue up, then they swivel the pole round so I'm in the wrong queue now. Try to move, lose place in queue, they swivel it back the way it was... Good airline but boarding especially for domestic is disorganised with poor signage etc."

Pros: "Most all."
Cons: "Old business class configuration. Today, expectations are for lie-flat chairs, especially for longer flights leaving at very early hours."

Cons: "It was very warm on the plane."

Pros: "very good service comfortable seat"

Cons: "Security in Frankfurt - long lines"

Pros: "Awfull!!"

Pros: "Lufthansa doesn’t let the passenger choose their seat; it instead assigns their seat for them!"
Cons: "Too many last minute gate changes for boarding are confusing which costs extra time for the passenger, especially for connecting flights."

Cons: "The flight was delayed so we had to taxi over an hour on the runway at around 11pm. Would have been nice to have been served water or something while waiting"

Pros: "Everything very excellent"

Pros: "Entertainment and food was good. Pilot kept good communication with passengers. Some of the inflight crew were nice and willing to help"
Cons: "Some flight attendants should show more willingness to assist and help passengers. Boarding was a bit messy plus they changed boarding gate last minute. Flight was delayed almost one hr"

Pros: "The crew should treat better passengers but overall is been good"
Cons: "Overall is been good"

Pros: "Nice to have breakfast on board"
Cons: "Arrival was a little tardy"

Pros: "Crew was great! Food was good! Boarding was fast and organized!"

Pros: "Comfortable seats, pleasant service"

Pros: "I like the price of the ticket ( thanks to KAYAK), the service on board was very good, everything on time and of course very convenient connection between Tampa and Frankfurt to fly to the further airports in Europe. Safety, security and service in good price. It is my favorite airline and rout."

Cons: "Great plane & serive & big bathrooms"

Pros: "Short flight so no entertainment, but got a continental breakfast anyway. Good cofeee. Flight on time."
Cons: "There was no downside."

Cons: "Seats and space are just too small."

Cons: "All flights cancelled. Stuck overnight."

Cons: "Never given a choice on food like others. It was just given to me."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Business class is a rip off. They are economy class seats. They don't recline. No entertainment whatsoever!! Horrible experience."

Pros: "Love the entertainment and meals"

Pros: "We very much appreciated you the Lufthansa agent helped us after we missed our connecting flight to Toulouse due to German passport control. She was able to get us on a flight to Munich then on to Toulouse. We were able to get to Toulouse 4 hours after originally planned."
Cons: "Though our flight arrived in Frankfurt on time (6am) we missed our connection to Toulouse (7:20am) because of the passport check in Frankfort. There were only two agents and they were working at a snail's pace. It was incredibly frustrating and if this happens often, those flights shouldn't be advertised as connecting."

Pros: "Everything. Lufthansa is still the best."

Pros: "Everything was great overall. Flight wasn’t full, so I had some nice extra space for the long flight."
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for two hours before take-off due to snow and ice. The flight itself was fine. Deplaning in Shanghai sucks. Economy class had to wait inside the plane while business class was let out and shuttled first because the plane parked out away from building and we had to walk down steep stairs and then ride a shuttle bus to the building."

Cons: "The old airplane, small seats."

Pros: "Great service and food!"
Cons: "I didn't like sitting in the middle cause it was hard to sleep and go to bathroom"

Cons: "between lunch and supper snack one isle had only one water serving and my isle had none. So for 6 hours we had no water serving. This is why I gave crew rating OK only. Also the supper pizza snack was horrible. By comparison, United gives full drink cans so they last longer. I suggest Lufthansa also should serve full drink cans in long flights."

Cons: "There was no food included, although the flight wasn't low cost, we didn't even get drinks, not even water. We asked for a glass of water from the crew, but they were busy selling the food and forgot about us."

Cons: "Too crowded seats were very close"

Cons: "It was a good flight, nothing I didn't like"

Cons: "Food was pretty bad"

Pros: "Nothing, really nothing"
Cons: "Really never had less room in a seat!!!"

Cons: "Seats were not comfortable even in business"

Pros: "Lufthansa Premium Economy is truly that unlike United's and American's which are a complete joke and rip off. The service was very good, the crew very nice, attentive and always smiling, the food was reasonably good, the seat comfort was close to business class with less space and no lie flat but going west is no big deal."
Cons: "I suggest Premium Economy passengers should be able to board right after Business class passengers."

Pros: "Lufthansa crew is generally efficient, polite, and professional."
Cons: "Wifi was slow."

Cons: "Flight got canceled, everything was slow."

Pros: "Wonderful overall"

Pros: "The crew on Lifthansa is fantastic!!!!"
Cons: "There was no entertainment system, but it was a short flight! There was also a confusing bus to the plane. It was poorly marked and there was a point where the doors where closed and the bus was out front, we were all pounding to get through the door, then the bus drove off, we thought the my left us. 5 minutes later another bus came. We were fine, but the group of 8 did panick and had an unnecessarily stressful experience. Simple communication could fix it!"

Cons: "The security questioning at the boarding gate was not at all coordinated. Note that this was a Lufthansa flight operated by United. I was asked the same security questions twice because the first security officer forgot to place a sticker on my boarding pass. The security staff was both rude and arrogant."

Pros: "Nice courageous service"
Cons: "I didn't find any dislike"

Pros: "The entertainment options are excellent and make the flight go faster. Meals are good and well spaced."
Cons: "Leg room in economy class is still a problem. 11 hours with very little room to shift position is just unpleasant."

Cons: "delay on boarding time-problems with the aircraft"

Pros: "Although the plane was delayed, they did everything within their power to make sure we made our next flight."
Cons: "That our bags have yet to arrive."

Pros: "Roominess, great crew, food was good. Crew kept passengers hydrated often. Flights were on time. Great communication with flight crew regarding information in flight. Best airline I ever flew."
Cons: "Cabin was really cold, felt like AC was too high."

Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful"

Pros: "Cheese sandwiches were good."
Cons: "Long delay of the flight due to weather conditions."

Cons: "Cramped seating in Economy"

Pros: "flight was cancelled"
Cons: "flight was cancelled a few hours before with no explanation!"

Cons: "Seats are hard"

Pros: "The service is always excellent, the crew is always friendly and very helpful and I love the meditation tape!!!! Great for anxiety"

Pros: "We arrived 15 minutes early, which is always great!"
Cons: "They ran out of the chicken for dinner and only had manicotti left, which was horrible! No apologies for running out of 1 of the 2 options. The audio was horrible. In order to watch the movies, I had to hold the cord in 2 places in the exact right manner, or it would cut out and there would only be silence. Not fun trying to maintain that position for 9 hours."

Pros: "I liked everything else except the seats.The in flight entertainment had good decent options. Boarding happened on time. Staff was friendly. Flight reached on time. Food was decent for a vegetarian."
Cons: "I had a very comfortable sleep in this night flight due to the seat. Very little leg room, I got the last seat of the mid section which didnt recline much. I couldn't hold a comfortable sleeping position all through the night which made me come out with a negative feeling."

Pros: "Everything else was fine."
Cons: "I had paid for comfort seats ($140) extra. When I checked in at gate I was given another seat assignment (without explanation). It turned out to not be comfort seat, in fact it was the last row in the airplane. Had to get eh gate agent back, which was not fast. She said flight was full and a family had been spread out. I understand, but you can't just bump me from a paid and selected seat to a standard seat, especially on transatlantic flight after paying $140 extra. There was no apology. She went back to gate and little while later came back with a comfort seat. Some people seem not to have shown up as the seat next to me stayed open as well. It was very poorly handled."

Pros: "You got me there without problems. Even the baggage got transferred. Better if seats declined more. I would pay an extra 40 to have a more seat recline."

Cons: "Probably not an Air Canada issue but we went to departures and were well through the process when we were told that our bag would have to be checked (which was obvious). The lady acted like it was my fault that the other person had let me through with a cart and a full sized suitcase. A second young lady was a bit more sympathetic and helpful. Thankfully we arrived at the airport well in advance."

Pros: "LITERALLY NOTHING Trashiest airline in the world"
Cons: "Customer service, boarding, check in desk, LITERALLY EVERYTHING WAS 3rd CLASS WILL NEVER FLY WITH THIS AIRLINE EVER AGAIN EVEN IF THE TICKE IS FREE WORST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE AND I WILL TELL EVERYONE"

Pros: "The crew ensured that all my needs were met while on the flight. Truly a pleasurable experience."
Cons: "Nothing... Can't exactly shorten the distance."

Cons: "Air Canada cancelled my original flight and it was difficult to reschedule. Customer service wasn't great."

Cons: "Food was not good. Just filling. Crew was not polite when I asked for more water"

Pros: "Nice crew and service, I ate all the food :) lots of new movies !"
Cons: "I guess it is a good thing for the airline because the plane was full, although it was crowded to me."

Pros: "Good meals and services with beverages"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Excellent service in business class: attentive, cordial, not intrusive."

Pros: "NOTHING"
Cons: "The Air Canada counter officer do not help me at all. She only told me to call Air Canada which I can not since the Shanghai office is close and the US number did not work. I ended up bought a new ticket with AA."

Pros: "It is always a pleasure to fly with Air Canada! The staff is always friendly and helpful and they provide great in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Not enough bathrooms on this plane, constant line for bathroom."

Pros: "Easy breeze you flight and crew"

Cons: "Most crowded flight I'VE EVER experienced. Narrow seats and NO legroom! Servicing only complimentary room temp. Water a 3hr trip. Retired now but was flying weekly during my 30 years plus career I'm shocked at the very basic services. Soon you will probably consider and fee for toilet use!"

Pros: "Service before boarding was excellent. Checking in as long as the boarding time was efficient and fast. In flight service was okay, flight crew was helpful and friendly. The selection of entertainment was excellent. Good international films, in addition to the monocles 24 hours radio station. However, the food was mediocre, there was not enough food for a flight of 11 hours."
Cons: "I didn't like the amount and selection of food."

Pros: "Very smooth"
Cons: "Gave us good seats"

Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Cramped seats"

Cons: "Return flight was delayed over 6 hours. Too many hours spent unnecessarily in airport. The delay in this flight cost me a day without work. We landed in Toronto @ 5:30 am. Out of security by 6 am. My shift at the hospital started at 7 am. I have never had a flight delayed to this extent, especially without an explanation. My nephew was on flight 1894 from Toronto. Everything was fine when they checked the ETD. They arrived at YYZ at 1300 only to finally board 12 hours later. Totally unacceptable."

Pros: "The ciabatta buns served with the regular meals, looked lovely, as did the regular meat meals. Unfortunately, I ordered the Hindu Vegetarian meal."
Cons: "Usually the Hindu Vegetarian meals are quite nice, but these ones were not. I have eaten a lot of Indian and Middle Eastern food, and I could not identify what this was supposed to be. The basmati rice had the consistency of oatmeal. The first meal was tasteless and the second meal had too much hot spice, but still no flavour. The bread they gave with the meal was tiny and tasteless compared to the lovely ciabatta rolls served with the regular meals."

Pros: "Boarding"
Cons: "Having to download entertainment app beforehand isn't made clear"

Cons: "There were several delays before boarding. The communication was poor, the announcements inaudible and the terminal chaotic. The flight had a lot of young children on it. There was an incredible amount of crying and screaming in the last half hour of the flight."

Pros: "Very friendly assistants on the flight."
Cons: "Seats were not huge but on the cheapest flights it was sort of expected."

Cons: "The seats and the lack of leg room."

Pros: "It was okay, but I feel no one really cares anymore it is just a Job....... on my flight from Canada to Florida on Feb 8 th it was a horrible experience. We were almost 4 hours late due to no crew or pilots. This is my last time flying with Air Canada. Way to much stress for people who have so much stress in there everyday lives. This should be a no stress way to fly. Just sayin"

Pros: "This was my smoothest flight I have had. I was traveling alone which probably made it better."
Cons: "The fact that I never have this kind of experience when I have my family with me and we have special needs e.g. Stroller, baby, checked baggage, and kind of change to the itinerary."

Pros: "The flight was not cancelled and we got home"
Cons: "Flight was very delayed"

Pros: "Nothing. The only good thing was it was a direct flight."
Cons: "Why when the seats are so close do you allow the seats to recline. Maybe the flight attendants should be more interested in the passengers than selling stuff."

Pros: "Nice. Great way to return home and have wheels damaged on one piece and handle cracked on another one."

Pros: "Service was good, everything normal"
Cons: "Entertainment sucks.. You sit in a chair for however long and can't do anything. The planes for rouge are so old!"

Cons: "my language has been lost !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Pros: "I liked the overall experience of flying with air canada this was my first time using air canada before this I used westjet a lot a friend of my suggested air canada so I gave it a try and happy to have doNE it"
Cons: "The only issue that I have is the fact of the charge for the charge of the suitcase and the carryon as so much that when we get to the plane there is not enough room for all of the carryons"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats"

Pros: "everything went well."

Pros: "New, clean plane. Well trained staff at the desk and on the plane. Left on time and arrived early. To keep cost down they have WiFi on board - you provide your own tablet or smartphone."
Cons: "This is Rouge the discount arm of Air Canada. As such the legroom is minimal. The announcements in both official languages were too fast. Get the announcer to slow down a bit!"

Pros: "The crew was especially friendly and helpful."

Pros: "Flights were early."
Cons: "As usual with Air Canada, the flight attendants serve with disdain., and are never friendly."

Pros: "No entairtainment of any kind on an oversee flight ??? Flight attended had s bad attitude"
Cons: "No entairtainment of any kind on an oversee flight ??? Flight attended had s bad attitude"

Pros: "Flight was good"
Cons: "No food and no snuks"

Pros: "Econamy class allows 2 piece of bag."
Cons: "I only have one bag. My bag is weighted 57 lb and charged me CA$100.00. They should have averaged 2 bags' weight and I should not have charged CA$100.00. I think the service is poor."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Smooth flight and on time"
Cons: "No extras (free alcoholic beverages, movies, music. Kind of like flying in a military contract flight"

Pros: "The entertainment was good and the crew was efficient. Getting on and off the plane was smooth."
Cons: "I couldn't believe how little room there was for such a long flight! There wasn't enough room for me to reach my bag that was on the ground even when the seat in front of me wasn't reclined. And the people next to me kept jabbing me with their elbows because three grown adults simply could not sit next to one another in such a small space. I'm a small person so if I feel crammed on a flight I have no idea how the average person can tolerate it!"

Pros: "The Flight Attendants were excellent helpful and very pleasant"
Cons: "NOTHING !!!"

Pros: "Crew was nice but customer service at the airport and over the phone is terrible (takes over 30 min to speak with someone and a few times they hang up the phone)"
Cons: "Luggage was delayed for over 36 hours and customer service hotline was useless."

Pros: "We had a pretty uneventful flight from Tampa to Toronto using Air Canada. That is a good thing. The airline offers complementary juices and drinks of the nonalcoholic variety. No complaints."

Pros: "Flight got delayed twice I had to go to the airport 3 times, finally the personal change me to another airline. I payed over 250 just in taxi to and from the airpor, plus 300 dollars in hotel reservations plus 250 in tours. The airline other than continue rebooking and printing more and more boarding passes did nothing"
Cons: "Flight got delayed twice I had to go to the airport 3 times, finally the personal change me to another airline. I payed over 250 just in taxi to and from the airpor, plus 300 dollars in hotel reservations plus 250 in tours. The airline other than continue rebooking and printing more and more boarding passes did nothing"

Cons: "map was broken halfway into flight"

Pros: "crew was nice"
Cons: "I missed my proceeding flight after Air Canada 810 got delayed by 5 hours. Although I had travel insurance tied to air canada flight, neither air canada, nor the travel isurance company alliannzzz did anything"

Pros: "Toronto->Shanghai Good In general it was a good flight considering how long (14 hours) it was. The new entertainment system has a lot of features and movies. It also has chat to other passengers which is useful when travelling with a group sitting in different areas."
Cons: "Bad Long flight but that is the way it is. The fight map froze on my entertainment system about 1/2 through the flight so the map was useless after that. One side of my earphones also went dead. My wife wanted something better then hot noodles in a cup for the middle meal."

Pros: "chairs a little bigger"
Cons: "the staff are indifferent to a point of being rude. The food is dismal and their cost cutting measures really reflect how bad it has become. It functions like a budget airline now. Try to learn a thing or two from the airlines like Cathay Pacific, Singapore airlines and Qatar airlines."

Cons: "I asked a crew member to find me a empty space near me so that i don't need to store my luggage in the way way back, and she said she was too short to open and close those overhead bins. SERIOUSLY, HOW DID YOU GET THE DAMN JOB"

Pros: "They changed my seat twice to accommodate mother's with children. Lost my window seat. Told me no more room for carry on bag. Was my only bag cause doesn't want to go to baggage claim. Cost me extra 45 mins claiming my bag."
Cons: "Not take away my carry on bag at gate (was not a size problem), don't change people's seats."

Pros: "Hetti g home"
Cons: "Checking in terrible over two to get checked in and boarding. Cabin service very very slow and to top it all our luggage did now show at destination"

Pros: "Good crew , on time boarding."
Cons: "Entertainment system didn't work for a whole aisle. Crew didn't even acknowledge that it was not working."

Pros: "The crew were attentive and helpful."
Cons: "Small and cramped seats."

Pros: "This flight was good better than I thought it would be crew very nice."
Cons: "Seat didn't recline."

Pros: "The staff was courteous and efficient. The entertainment selections were diverse. The seating was adequate for a long haul flight."
Cons: "The check-in process took 50 minutes at the counter as the staff told me that I needed a visa for China (transit) while that info was incorrect. I had to deal with online customer service while the person at the counter couldn’t help. It finally took 3 people at the counter to send me away. Once on the plane for a 14+ hour flight, I couldn’t use the bathrooms freely as they were filthy. The staff obviously didn’t maintain the bathrooms during the entire flight. The food served made me wish that I had bought take-out food for 3-meals prior to my boarding. the quantity of food was inadequate for the long flight as well. 1 extra snack would have been appreciated. I will likely book my future trans-Pacific flights with another airline."

Cons: "Seat was broken and light didn’t work. Terrible response when I pointed it out."

Pros: "crew was apologetic"
Cons: "no movie service, no wifi. this is the 3rd time this has happened to me on an international flight to China on United. so bad. every other airline has it all together"

Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "Entertainment system Completely broken for full duration of flight. Individual screen also broken as well as seat Broken 19C"

Pros: "The crew were always really helpful and kind. They were happy to speak English or Japanese."
Cons: "Despite stitching when I could and as soon as I could. Lower back buttocks hurt pretty bad half way through the flight. This is a knock on the airline industry and not so much ANA. Comfort levels start diminish when you try to squeeze as many seats as you can into airplane. Especially, for people like me who are at least 6' tall. Also, the food was very meh. This was surprising because all my other experiences with ANA were quite the opposite."

Pros: "- Crew was attentive."
Cons: "- Personal device entertainment was intermittently functional, had to use the poor onboard display for entertainment. - Internet access was $39.99 for the length of the trip, that price is ridiculous."

Pros: "Can keep electronic devices on in flight mode. Had power outlets, very nice!"
Cons: "Boading horrible mess. A second flight was boarding using same audio system. And no elite flyer pre boading in SFO"

Pros: "On time arrival in China. Good entertainment options for my iPad, better than seat back display"
Cons: "The usual lack of attentiveness by United Flight crew"

Pros: "Cheap price"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "Crew was pleasant served a snack and drink, flight was good got us there on time pleasantly surprised thanks United ."
Cons: "Slow boarding process should use front and rear boarding but then again all airlines do it and flight boarded 30 minutes behind schedule"

Cons: "WiFi for $39.99, used to be $19.99 before."

Cons: "None"

Pros: "Overall ease to get on the plane, the flights were smooth.. and flights crew were friendly"
Cons: "Paying for! Movies. They should be part of the flight so you are more comfortable flying"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "From the surly check in personnel, to the confused boarding. Even less charming than usual. The flight was scheduled to depart at 11:40 from Tampa to Newark. Twenty minute delay for boarding and then additional 40 minute ground delay. Flight scheduled from 11:40 to 2:20 p.m. Onboard the flight attendant came through with the food carte. Were any of the "lunch" items available? "No, we only have snack items on this flight." But it's during lunch time... "It's not a long enough flight." WHO COULD MAKE THIS UP? We declined to complain for fear we would be thrown from the plane. Oh yes, I have 1,800,000 miles on United."

Cons: "Seats so cramped. Fat person next to me invaded my space in my middle seat"

Cons: "horrible service representative in newark."

Pros: "Quick flight, good service"
Cons: "Delay on return flight."

Cons: "i booked my flight on Kayak and immediately been cancelled dunno why"

Cons: "The seats are tiny. If you drio something, you can't reach down to pick it up. The food was burnt. The app isn't downloadable in China. The overall experience makes me not want to ever fly United again."

Pros: "The crew , living on time"
Cons: "I had no dislikes"

Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "The boarding was slow. The flight ran 42 minutes late"

Cons: "The crew was pretty rude on this flight for some reason."

Pros: "Flight is okay but may turn horrible when one is flying on an EMPTY stomach . At least they could add a few dollars to the ticket price and carry out this most needed thing --- FOOD"

Pros: "No delays and on time arrivals, courteous staff"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Very friendly service"
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "As an international traveler I find it annoying to have to pay for my bags on an internal domestic flight. There should be some reciprocation with partner airlines to cover baggage if coming from international to domestic flights"

Cons: "We boarded 40 minutes late, and there was no communication as to why or how long we would be waiting: Also, it was a full flight and there were no prior requests to check bags or how to board. Boarding took a very long time, once we finally started, because there was very little organization and they were taking bags to check once they didn't fit, while people were still getting on the plane. Also, crew members were holding up the line."

Pros: "Flight was on time leaving and was early landing"
Cons: "Leg room"

Pros: "It was a quick effiicient flight. Boarding and security was a breeze."
Cons: "Peanuts and a few movies should not kill their budget. Especially if you have acreens in every seat. Charging $7 for a 2 hour flight is very expensivey"

Cons: "Flight didn't actually take off. Terrible updates regarding flight status."

Pros: "United has become the top low service/high cost Airline. I'm 6'3" and Found myself in a position for hours on end where I could not move my legs. Even with the seat in front of me upright my knees would touch it while my butt was fully up against my seat. Offered is a single drink but not even a lousy bag of pretzels. The entertainment is down to direct tv with a menu that is hard to navigate, earplug connections that need you to hold the plug so it will work and no option to pause or start when you want."

Pros: "NOTHING!!!!!! the worst experience traveling!!!"
Cons: "I did not like the way I was treated AT ALLL!!!! THE UNITED AIRLINES STAFF was HORRIBLE!!!!! NEVER FLYING WITH THEM AGAIN!!!!!"

Pros: "- the crew did their job efficiently"
Cons: "- crew never smiled and they looked tired/overworked - only 2 meals served on a 14 hour flight. The first meal was adequate, although any fresh ingredients; the second one was a very small rubbery omelette. - 10 hours between food servings!!!! - no seat back entertainment unit..."

Pros: "The flight was ok but they got my luggage almost destroyed and I couldn't complain once I got it, because no one was working in the courier."
Cons: "The flight was ok but they got my luggage almost destroyed and I couldn't complain once I got it, because no one was working in the courier."

Cons: "I was informed today that one of my checked bags was picked up by another customer who eventually realized it was not her bag. She brought it back to the airport and refused to turn over the bag until the airport compensated her. (How this happened I have no idea because I stood right by the entrance of the baggage claim and never saw the bag come out). The customer refused to return the bag until the police became involved at which point she agreed to write a note confirmed she did not steal anything. The bag then needs to be sent to me in 2 days and I'll have to verify myself that indeed nothing was taken from the bag. I'm very concerned how this individual came to be in possession of my bag considering, again, I stood right at the entrance of the baggage claim conveyor belt from the time it started to when it ended. As a result, this experience really made me feel frustrated and violated."

Pros: "The staff were friendly and very helpful when my family member became sick on the plane and required a wheelchair. They were very easygoing and accommodating about it."
Cons: "I paid for the tv package both ways, and the movies I had watched were all the same on the way back, which felt like I had wasted money."

Pros: "They tried. Booked on next day out of a different airport. No help with transport or hotel because not their fault."
Cons: "Cancelled."

Cons: "Last flight was deleyed and finally got in the air by 2 and ended up turning around and going back to the airport. Once I got there they told me they didn't have flights for the next 3 days so I was stuck in sanfransico airport by myself after paying over 700 on my ticket."

Pros: "The plane was roomy... The flight attendants were pleasant... The bag checkin was inexpensive... Quality and excellent custoner service. I have traveled many airlines... United is by far my favorite after this experience... Thank you!"

Pros: "The flight was delayed 38 minutes. Boarding was not pleasant. Never have a Stewart come by. No entertainment."

Pros: "No problems whatsoever...in fact, we arrived 10 minutes early."

Pros: "very comfortable ride, no bumps at all."
Cons: "no snacks, didnt have my debit card to pay for the ones for sale"

Cons: "They knew we were on our way to the connection. They told us to run, we did. We were not aloud on the plane. Caused 10 hours of flight delays and cancelled flights because they could not wait 2 minutes.... Horrible experience."

Pros: "We liked everything we HAD the BEST time!"

Pros: "The safety video played"
Cons: "Everytime I fly United the flights are always delayed. You changed my departing flight time THREE TIMES! I travel 3-5 times a year, usually only fly southwest, and I have never seen that happen."

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